68 Ratings
Altos Las Hormigas Classico Malbec Mendoza
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Wine Description

(From 2013 Vintage) This luminous cherry coloured Malbec with pink hues offers a delicate bouquet of redcurrant, minty blackberry leaves and tenuous smoky notes. Aromas of passion fruit, accompanied by gentle white pepper follow. The palate is light bodied, silky with very delicate tannins, along with mango and plum notes. On the finish, sweet spices and dried herbs linger with a natural acidity.

Winemaker's Notes

"The Altos Las Hormigas Malbec is dark red, and is a terroir-driven fruit-bomb. It offers a generous nose of plums, dark cherries and berries with good notes of earth. It is lush and velvety sweet, with folds and folds of dark fruit. With beautiful balance and such opulence, this wine is sure to please. It is the main production, deriving from grapes harvested at the end of March, 50% from estate owned vineyards in the Lujan, 50% from grapes bought from contracted vignerons from the La Consult...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 159 on Jun-05
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/05